Mar 19, 2013 11:00pm PDT
's jimmy kimmel! . >> thank you for watching. hey, i have a question. i'm glad you have a lot of energy. are you ready to push your bodies to the ultimate limit tonight? [ cheers and applause ] >> well, i'm not. we'll push our bodies to the limit some other time. you know, tomorrow is the first official day of spring, although you would not know it if you live in new england or the great lakes where heavy snow is falling again. some parts of new england are expected to get 20 inches of snow before the storm was done. do you remember that groundhog who said we would have an early winter and early spring? we should eat him. someone has to pay for this. most of the country is freezing cold right now. but we don't really have weather here in l.a., so our meteorologists are forced to find other ways to fill time. on ktla, which is a local channel, here on wednesday, there was a regular segment where they read birthdays anticipate anniversaries. henry reads them no matter how ridiculous they are. >> joe horton, ninth anniversary and hugh janus turning 10. >> i'm sorry.
Mar 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of programs like the city's recent ban on plastic shopping bags, efforts to promote solar energy, and the city's comprehensive composting program, this year san francisco was named earth hour city capitol for the u.s. i talked to the earth hour ceo by skype from singapore. >> managers would say, save money by cutting the power you're using and make your city a better place to live in, which is what san francisco has done. reporter: and san francisco joined other cities around the world with lights out. at 8:30 local time in sidney, australia, they darkened the bridge, and the house of parliament in london went out. the switching the lights off for an hour are to encourage the public. >> we hoped people would think about earth hour, hour by hour, every day. >> ama: one of the problems of achieving a clean environment is underscored by a new united nations study. incredibly, the study found more people around the world have access to cell phones than to a working toilet. u.s. officials say this goes to the heart of human dignity for billions of people. >> if you plan on buying an ipad, make sure